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part of a terrorist network or organized cell. but there is evidence of possible connections to terrorism. as the first 911 calls came in alerting police to the grisly massacre, the f.b.i. says suspected killer tashfeen malik took a moment to pledge her allegiance to isis using an alias on facebook. it just one piece of evidence that has led the f.b.i. to call this a terrorist investigation. >> the investigation so far has developed indications of radicalization by the killers and of potential inspiration by foreign terrorist organizations. reporter: ma lick and husband syed farook both heavily armed opened fire at a holiday luncheon wednesday and died later in a shootout with police. police site extensive planning, explosives, high powered weapons and the digital trail the couple left behind, including two crushed cell phones found in a
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>> we do hope that the digital fingerprints that were left by these two individuals will take us towards their motivation. >> there hasn't been any clear spoking gun evidence. reporter: the attorneys for farook's family caution against jumping to conclusions. >> when the f.b.i. chief has literally come out and said that they found no link to a larger terrorist group or terrorist cell, i think people need to listen to that and consider that. reporter: he and his wife had not been on the agency's radar before the attack. live in washington, sally kidd, wmur news 9. shelley: thank you. many presidential candidates are reacting to the news that this mass shooting has some connection to isis. wmur political director josh mcelveen spoke with several of them today. josh: on the republican side there was an immediate recognition that isis in whatever form or influence, is active and growing within this
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but what's most troubling for some of the candidates is that the attackers in california at this point at least seem to be off the intelligence radar. >> we need to be able to hear the plotting that the radicals are doing. josh: before a v.f.w. crowd in manchester john kasich says he's not surprised by the apparent isis inspired attack in california. but he's very bothered that the connection wasn't made until after the fact. >> the whole key to this is we have to remain calm, resolute and strong and we know that we have these counterterrorism task forces and what's important for them is to have the resources they need to be able to root these things out. >> 48 hours they're still out there talking about gun control measures. reporter: in portsmouth marco rubio ripped into the president for the early gun control rhetoric after the attack and like kasich put an emphasis on data gathering and detection. >> ultimately the best way to
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they are the ones putting out the propaganda people that's ral calizeing people to take action. >> you almost don't know what to say. josh: investigators have yet to disclose the isis connection to the attack, but sanders expressioned a common frustration. >> the horror of this thing really almost begins to look like a new normal, and we can't allow that to happen. here is my view. anybody who comes before you and says they have a simple solution or they're going to solve this, they're not telling you the truth. josh: one piece of common ground between the candidates on both side, that the u.s. cannot go it alone in winning this war. all seem to agree it will take a global coalition led by the u.s. the differences lie in how aggressive the u.s. should be in taking the fight to an enemy that john kasich called a cult
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tom: yesterday we learned that one of the victims of the shooting is from new hampshire, amanda gaspard of hinsdale is recovering at a hospital after she was shot in the leg three times. we spoke to her former pastor last night. you can see that interview at wmur.com. shelley: police say a mother was under the influence of drugs and alcohol when she crashed her car on route 4 in northwood. when officers arrived on the scene they say they revived her can narcan. steph? reporter: a woman is facing an aggravated driving while intoxicated charge after allegedly crashing her pickup truck with two young kids in the back seat. police say she could be facing additional drug charges. a neighbor on harmony road called 911 after the pickup truck veered off the road and into a swamp. when officers arrived they say they found 28-year-old emmy lee
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wheel of a suspected drug overdose with an 8-year-old child still in the truck. police say her husband and a 10-year-old child were all the in the truck when it crashed and ran for help. paramedics gave mcneil narcan to revive her, then brought her to concord hospital. no one was injured and the children were taken to a relative's home. >> how dangerous it is that not only do we have people using narcotics but taking them and getting into a vehicle, placing all the other motorists at risk and how dangerous it is that as she's driving just goes unconscious, has no control of the vehicle. reporter: mcneil was taken into bail. and her husband was all the taken into protective custody and could also face charges. stephanie woods, wmur news 9. tom: a fire at a home in concord killed one man this morning, the body of 60-year-old kevin curty apartment.
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firefighters tried to rescue the man, but the flames were simply too strong. fire officials say that fire started on the first floor, there's still evaluating several accidental causes as possible. seven other people living in the multifamily home escaped. shelley: we are going to switch gears now and let you know that today you can help kids have a merry christmas by donating to the spirit of giving toy drive. tom: folks are certainly turning out today. the toy drive benefit toys for tots and is going on all weekend long. jean mackin is live at the toys r us in manchester with, where the donations are beginning to pile up. jean: they're off to a pretty good start here. just look at all the toys coming in and the u.s. marine corps here to collect those toys were up to 2200 in manchester, that's just today, and the toy drive runs through sunday. we're a limb behind last year, we'll be honest about that.
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and maybe follow in the footsteps of the new hampshire state police. look at this tremendous video. earlier today the new hampshire state police arrived in a caravan, led by bagpipes playing christmas carols. they were filled to the brim with toys for the children of new hampshire. many of the state troopers served in the marines themselves so they came here to support their fellow men and women in uniform to deliver toys to the children of new hampshire. and this is what our state police had to say when they acted as elves. >> it is even better to see the outpouring of people who stopped and were taking pictures with their phones and coming up and saying merry christmas, it's good to know that people are excited to see us, and we're excited to be here. >> a lot our troopers are former marines, and our partnership with them is phenomenal, especially this time of year for toys for tots. jean: hopefully everyone can follow in the foot steps of the new hampshire state police and do something from their heart this weekend, something that will make you feel really good
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needy boy or girl coming up this christmas eve. looks like we have more families behind us who are dropping off donations, we really appreciate it. once again it's three days at the toys r us in manchester and also at the crossings in newington. we're collecting carts there. and dunkin' donuts giving a little incentive, $3 gift cards to all the good boys and girls who donate is to. sites going to be a fun weekend and we're going to do something great in the state of new hampshire, back to you. tom: sounds great, jean, thank you so much. and kudos to state police. still to come tonight -- shelley: you'll you have more time to voice your opinion about the controversial northern path. where the department of energy will hold public hearings. reporter: i'm jennifer crompton at the crossings in newington. we're here for the spirit of giving toy drive, and we're going to have a tally of just how many is to have been dropped off here. hairps lots -- hayley: lots of you going out
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and throw it away. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. this is the best block of all. it's like candy cane lane. i know. oohhh. oh, holiday ferris wheel. i kind of love it. look at those reindeer. jeffrey, you're awfully quiet back there. maybe it's time to finish and head back to the dealership? that is so jeffrey... soooo jeffrey... so jeffrey... oh. elfs.. but we still need your signature. nthe volkswagen sign nthen drive event. zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, p p on a new passat. nand othernselect models. jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle
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the free world. the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. their aim is our total destruction. we can't withdraw from this threat or negotiate with it. we have but one choice: to defeat it. vo: right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. shelley: a manchester man pled guilty to charges of criminal threatening for allegedly pulling a knife on a man during a road rage incident this summer. tom: a judge sentenced him to 50 hours of community service in a negotiated plea today. the victim says 26-year-old adam l. threatened to kill him on harrison street in manchester after he backed out of the granite state credit union and narrowly missed hitting his car. shelley: you'll have more time to tell the department of energy what you think of the proposed northern pass.
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comment deadline until april 4. the proposed 192-mile hydroelectric transmission line would run from canada through northern new hampshire. a public hearing will be added in northern coos county, and hearings planned in whitefield, rescheduled. new dates have not been announced yet. tom: thanks to some snow yesterday, some more ski resorts are opening this weekend. cannon opened four trace -- trails this morning. they received four to five inches of snow yesterday, making day. they all look fired up and there's a lot of areas that have been able to make snow. hayley: yes, lots of white up north, naturally, and they've been able to make it too because overnight temperatures have been so chilly. how does this weekend stack up? slopes? i'll have the forecast for you. tom: in tonight's spirit of giving campaign, don't forget you can donate to the spirit of
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long, we're collecting toys to benefit the kids this christmas through our toys for tots program. donate in manchester and newington through sunday. tt2watv# 1d! bt@q4", tt2watv# 1d! "a@q$.h tt2watv# 1d! bm@q/%d tt4watv# 1d!" dztq )&< tt4watv# 1d!" entq y"\ tt4watv# 1d!" gzt& @%$
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goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. tom: well, our spirit of giving toy drive is going on right now, and you can drop off donations in manchester or newington all weekend.
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drive benefits toys for tots. and wmur's jennifer crompton is live at our dropoff location in newington. jen, what kind of toys are really needed right now? reporter: you know, really all toys, but there have been gaps in that really early zero to 3-year-old space, and also in kids over 10, kids over 13. just moments ago a couple guys showed up with two skateboards and a bike. how wonderful is that. and that's perfect for the age group in mind. so great stuff. the toys have been rolling in all day long. people so generous, they've been coming, dropping things that are -- some come and donate money, they're bringing gifts of all sizes from hair dryers to table girls to dolls and balls, some in bags, some handed through car
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cars stuffed to the brim. the excitement is contagious. >> we have 10 grandchildren, we're blessed. two great grandchildren. so we are blessed, so it's good to give. >> did you just drop off a present? >> yes. >> the old cliche, every child deserves a wonderful christmas. reporter: we just got the official tally, those skate boards i mentioned and bikes brought the total here to 2,525 is toys. but you have all weekend to come by and be part of the fun and the excitement. so many volunteers here, you leave with a smile, a hug, and the $3 gift cards from dunkin' donuts. so no reason not to come by. we hope to see you. for now, live in newington,
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hayley: we're going to have some nice weather whether you're traveling, getting to the malls, doing shopping or decorating, getting the christmas tree, all things will be good to go this weekend with some nice weather. especially for december, it will even feel a little mild. live now in portsmouth not far from the crossings there, a few people sitting on the benches, it's that warm even at this hour. in clairemont they've got the trees decorated there. now, today even though temperatures were in the 40's it felt chilly, but that's actually warmer than the average high for this time in december. 41 is the average high for right now, at least for concord. we're well above that. we got to 46 degrees earlier today. 47 manchester, nashua, even 47 in portsmouth. here's where we're sitting right now, we have fallen into the 30's up north. 37 in whitefield. 40 in plymouth, 43 in the upper valley and lebanon. and it's now 44 manchester,
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light wind by the way. so at least it doesn't feel more chilly when you're stepping out due to the winds, they've basically died down. clouds have invaded, you saw that, later on this afternoon. earlier this afternoon it was all of a sudden, because we had nice sunshine and then they invaded and took over. these clouds will remain, especially in the northern part hours. there are even a couple snow showers in the higher elevations. but the includes are going to move out toward the east, and you sigh to the west of us a whole big area of clearing. so this weekend we are going to have some sunny skies ahead of us here. this is 9:00 tonight, a few snow showers in the higher elevations and the clouds remain north of the notches. clearing in central and southern new hampshire. that will be the case all day tomorrow and even into sunday as well. lots of sunshine both days and then by sunday we're going to see the temperatures start to tick up a little bit.
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overnight tonight, wind out of the west about 5 miles per hour. coldest spots may actually be in the southern part of the state where we clear out. we'll go down into the 20's in some spots. big day tomorrow for holiday shopping, lots of sunshine. temperatures going into the 40's, close to 50 in some southern areas. for sunday 55 degrees with sunny skies, and it latest be, it will be milder. pats versus eagles, it will be bright and sunny for the early part of the day on sunday. a few flurries at the coast on tuesday. other than that no snow in the forecast. tom: yes, get out and enjoy it while you can. jason? >> we'll hear from the newest red sox pitcher coming up, plus a big weekend for the u.n.h. hockey team. catch holiday-cookie cheer
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winning in their blood, not just with the red sox. obviously with what the patriots are capable of doing, the bruins, celtics, this is a place that wins. and this is a place that expects to win, and that's what i want to be a part of. i'm very thankful for it and i'm thankful for my family being able to make it out to this, and i'm excited. i'm thrilled, i'm happy to be a red sox, and i'm ready to help this organization win. >> bruins will skate in calgary tonight. boston had its winning streak snapped. the monarchs are home for three games this weekend, all of them against the royals. manchester is in second place in the east division entering the weekend, five points ahead of reading. >> i think they're going to be a good team, looking at the standings i think they're around a .500 team, so i think we're
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i think if we play our game i think we should do all right and hopefully get at least two of those three games with a win. >> the u.n.h. hockey team will play at home with the black bears of maine beginning tonight. the wildcats and black bears are 9th and 10th respectively in the hockey east standings, each with four wins on the season. should be a good series, they drop the puck at 7:30. >> it's always a pretty good matchup, last season we had a difficult time up there when we played last season, so we needed to be more prepared, heading up and hey it's, like i said, you can put all the record behind making good decisions and managing the puck. >> i think we match up well. especially coming back from a long -- we should be ready. tom: sound good. still plenty of time to donate to the spirit of giving toy drive.
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in manchester. shelley: you can also drop off toys at the crossings at
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